CreateChildControls Method (IEnumerable, Boolean)
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GridView.CreateChildControls Method (IEnumerable, Boolean)

 

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Creates the control hierarchy used to render the GridView control using the specified data source.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected override int CreateChildControls(
	IEnumerable dataSource,
	bool dataBinding
)

Parameters

dataSource
Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

An System.Collections.IEnumerable that contains the data source for the GridView control.

dataBinding
Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate that the child controls are bound to data; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The number of rows created.

Exception Condition
HttpException

dataSource returns a null DataSourceView.

-or-

dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and cannot return a TotalRowCount.

-or-

AllowPaging is true and dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and cannot perform data source paging.

-or-

dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and dataBinding is set to false.

The CreateChildControls method is used to create the control hierarchy of the GridView control.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This method is used primarily by control developers to extend the GridView control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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